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You want to experience the last remaining pristine forests and alpine meadows of Nepal like the Barun valley? Are you interested to see one of the highest peaks of the eastern Himalaya? Then we give you the Makalu trek, which originates from the bottom of the Arun valley. Above you see the giant Himalayas and especially the ever snow-capped top of Makalu at8463m. This beautiful Barun area has some of the richest and most diverse plants and animal life in Nepal, and can only be found here! But also witness the rich cultural communities of the Rai, Sherpa, and Shingsawa farmers. Although they could be seen as economically poor or isolated, their culture enriches them by a long and strong heritage. In a way, they are so important because They still express the saving of this unique biological and cultural treasures of the area. More than 3.000 species of flowering plants, with hundreds of orchid varieties, 48 sorts primroses and 25 of Nepal’s 30 rhododendrons they fill all the colors of the valley and hillsides. Animals like the endangered red panda and musk deer can be found and seen here, also the ghoral, Himalayan tahr, and leopard. And if you see a bird, remember there are here 400 bird species, with extremely rare species among them.

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Day to day schedule to Nepal: The Colors Of Makalu with Sherpani col

  • Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu, o/n in a hotel (D)

    Arrival and transfer to hotel, after some refreshment, we will invite for typical Nepali welcome dinner.

  • Day 2: Sightseeing around in Kathmandu valley , o/n in a hotel (B)
  • Day 3: After breakfast we will fly to Tumlingtar (510m) o/n in camp (B.L.D)
  • Day 4: Trek to Mani Bhajyang (5/6 hrs, 1180m) o/n in camp (B.L.D)
  • Day 5: Trek to Chichira (4hrs, 1910m) o/n in camp (B.L.D)
  • Day 6: Trek to Num (4/5hrs, 1560m) o/n in camp (B.L.D)
  • Day 7: Trek to Navagaon (5/6hrs, 2140m) o/n in camp
  • Day 8: Trek to Tashigaon (4/5 hrs, 2250m) o/n in camp (B.L.D)
  • Day 9: Trek to Kauma (6/7 hrs, 3610m) o/n in camp (B.L.D)
  • Day 10: Trek to Mumbuk (3815m) via cross Shipton la (6/7hrs, 4216m) o/n in camp (B.L.D)
  • Day 11: Trek to Mumbuk (3815m) via cross Shipton la (6/7hrs, 4216m) o/n in camp (B.L.D)
  • Day 12: Trek to Jangma Le (6/7hrs, 4410m) o/n in camp (B.L.D)
  • Day 13: Trek to Hillary Base Camp (6/7hrs, 4920m) o/n in camp (B.L.D)
  • Day 14: Trek to Makalu Base Camp o/n in camp (B.L.D)
  • Day 15: Trek to High Camp o/n in camp (B.L.D)
  • Day 16: Trek to Sherpani Col (6/7hrs, 6110m) o/n in camp (B.L.D)
  • Day 17: Trek to West Col (7/8hrs, 6135m) o/n in camp (B.L.D)
  • Day 18: Trek to Amphu Laptsha base camp (7/8hrs, 5845m) o/n in camp (B.L.D)
  • Day 19: Trek to Cross pass and camp other side of pass (5/6hrs, 4988m) o/n in camp (B.L.D)
  • Day 20: Trek to Chukkung (4/5hrs, 4900m) o/n in camp (B.L.D)
  • Day 21: Trek to Tengbuche via Pangboche (6/7hrs, 3860) o/n in camp (B.L.D)
  • Day 22: Trek to Namche (5 hrs, 3440m) o/n in camp or lodge (B.L.D)
  • Day 23: Trek to Lukla (5/6 hrs, 2840m) o/n in camp or lodge (B.L.D)
  • Day 24: After breakfast we will fly back to Kathmandu o/n in a hotel (B)
  • Day 25: Free day in Kathmandu o/n in a hotel (B)
  • Day 26: Transfer to the international airport for onward fly to your destination (B)

What is included?

  • Government licensed guide for sightseeing in Kathmandu valley
  • Government licensed trekking guide and porters during trekking
  • 3 meals a day during trekking (B, L, D)
  • Dining tent, Table and Chairs, toilet tent, Mess tent, Kitchen tent, expedition crew tent
  • Trekking permit and conservation fee
  • Pickup and drop from to the international and domestic airport in Kathmandu
  • Domestic flight (LUK-KTM)
  • Accommodation in lodge and tent during trek
  • Hotel with bed and breakfast in Kathmandu

What is excluded?

  • Personal expenses and tips for staff
  • Monument entrance fees during sightseeing in Kathmandu valley
  • Nepal visa fee USD 40 for 30 days and 4 passport sized pict
  • International flight ticket and airport tax
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Personal insurance and helicopter rescue in case of emergency

Trip Customization

All our programs are just one example of what is possible. Himalayan Leaders since 1989 (!) Experience in organizing tailor made tours. Therefore, contact us for your personal desire program! Send us an email  and we are glad to help!

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What is included?

  • Government licensed guide for sightseeing in Kathmandu valley
  • Government licensed trekking guide and porters during trekking
  • 3 meals a day during trekking (B, L, D)
  • Dining tent, Table and Chairs, toilet tent, Mess tent, Kitchen tent, expedition crew tent
  • Trekking permit and conservation fee
  • Pickup and drop from to the international and domestic airport in Kathmandu
  • Domestic flight (LUK-KTM)
  • Accommodation in lodge and tent during trek
  • Hotel with bed and breakfast in Kathmandu

What is excluded?

  • Personal expenses and tips for staff
  • Monument entrance fees during sightseeing in Kathmandu valley
  • Nepal visa fee USD 40 for 30 days and 4 passport sized pict
  • International flight ticket and airport tax
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Personal insurance and helicopter rescue in case of emergency

Trip Customization

All our programs are just one example of what is possible. Himalayan Leaders since 1989 (!) Experience in organizing tailor made tours. Therefore, contact us for your personal desire program! Send us an email  and we are glad to help!

Do You have a question about this trip?

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